Energy Storage Association awards highlight leaders from across the energy storage industry
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#bess—Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced that it is the recipient of the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s 2021 Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement by a Member Organization Award. Ameresco was selected based on the company’s innovative strategies and accomplishments in the battery energy storage systems (BESS) market.
Ameresco was recognized alongside the Energy Safety Response Group as one of two companies selected for the Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement award. The renewable energy company was selected for its innovation in implementing BESS across the U.S. and leading resiliency projects at mission-critical facilities like the U.S. Marine Corp Recruit Depot Parris Island, which is now able to run fully independent of the main grid during outages.
“This year was a landmark year for the U.S. energy storage industry, due in no small part to efforts of this year’s award winners,” said Jason Burwen, Interim CEO of the U.S. Energy Storage Association. “This year’s class has made huge strides in advancing the prospects of the energy storage industry, which will decarbonize the nation’s power system, make communities and grid infrastructure sufficiently resilient to climate-driven extreme weather events, and create good-paying jobs.”
The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the national trade association for the American energy storage industry and advocates for the advancement of the energy storage industry. Each year ESA recognizes companies and individuals from across the industry for their outstanding commitments to excellence in innovation, diversity and inclusion, and forward-thinking leadership.
“The Ameresco team is grateful to receive recognition from a leading cleantech industry leader such as the Energy Storage Association,” said President and CEO of Ameresco George Sakeilaris. “Our projects in the battery and energy storage sector are building the blueprints to facilitate a greener future.”
To learn more about Ameresco and its energy efficient solutions, please visit www.ameresco.com.
About Energy Storage Association
The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the national trade association dedicated to energy storage, working toward a more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and affordable electricity grid – as is uniquely enabled by energy storage. With more than 200 members, ESA represents a diverse group of companies, including independent power producers, electric utilities, energy service companies, financiers, insurers, law firms, installers, manufacturers, component suppliers and integrators involved in deploying energy storage systems around the globe. More information is available at: www.energystorage.org. The U.S. Energy Storage Association will merge into the American Clean Power Association (ACP) on January 1, 2022.
About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Ameresco’s sustainability services in support of clients’ pursuit of Net Zero include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction, and operation of distributed energy resources. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with Federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has more than 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.
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